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#264718 - 10/06/14 11:17 AM [User Showcase] Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus
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airtcon-161 Offline
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Hello everyone, well were back with another one. As usual all tracks done in BIAB. Marinus and I wrote this one about someone re-bounding from a broken relationship (sound familar) thinking they would never find that one special person again. Thanks to Brent Mason for providing the awsome break as well as all the BIAB people behind the scenes that make all our efforts possible HERE ARE THE LYRICS and link:

http://www.soundclick.com/player/single_player.cfm?songid=12935413&q=hi

By Marinus Vandertogt and Nelson Lyon



MONEY CANT BUY THE WAY I'M FEELIN
THERES NOTHING TO TAKE TO FEEL THIS WAY
MY LIFES ON A DOWNHILL RUN
AND EVERYTHING GOOD IS ROLLIN MY WAY


I'M HEAD OVER HEELS, I'M ACTING LIKE A FOOL AGAIN
HEAD OVER HEELS, IT'S SO GOOD TO FEEL THIS WAY
WHAT THEY SAY IT'S SO TRUE
WHAT A WOMEN LIKE YOU CAN DO
I'M HEAD OVER HEELS OVER YOU

I NEVER THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE SO EASY
THAT LOVE WOULD EVER FIND ME AGAIN
SINCE YOU CAME INTO MY LIFE
I'M SMILING AGAIN IT'S A BRAND NEW DAY



Thanks

Nels


Edited by airtcon-161 (10/06/14 11:24 AM)

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#264720 - 10/06/14 11:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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floyd jane Offline
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Nelson/Marinus,

I really like your melody/chord structure on this. It is quite catchy.

That lead guitar is sweet, indeed.

The vocals are a little more out-front than they should be (imo). Your tracks sounds really good, but seem like they are "in a different place" than your vocal - too far in the background. I would think just dropping the volume on the vocal would be all you need to do to make it all come together... but... certainly, wait for some other opinions...

fj
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#264729 - 10/06/14 12:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Hi Nelson and Marinus,

Floyd is right. Enjoyable listen though.

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#264731 - 10/06/14 12:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Enjoyed this. Nice melody and chord progression.


Charlie
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#264769 - 10/06/14 05:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Great flowing lyrics, outstanding lead work and vocal performance; thanks for sharing!
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#264791 - 10/06/14 11:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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I agree with the comments about the mix - all the other instruments seem far in the background.

Nice tune - I liked the build into the final verse as well.
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#264793 - 10/07/14 01:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Nelson and Marinus,

Nice song but I too agree with the vocal level. I sympathise because I find that part of mixing hard also.

Enjoyed the song!

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#264980 - 10/08/14 12:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Thank you all for the comments and listening. I have taken the advice given and remixed with the vocal brought back. It does make a difference. Thanks

Nels

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#265039 - 10/09/14 12:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Nicely done!! There's a really nice simplicity and honesty in this song. The guitar solo and arrangement in general work very. There is a little something awkward in the "Head over heels" melody/harmony following the solo. Great stuff!! Take care. Greg

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#265044 - 10/09/14 01:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Hi!

We didn't get a chance to hear it before you remixed. But it sounds pretty danged good on this listen! You picked a great lead guitar track ... perfect for the song. Also, really enjoyed the key modulation. That always seems to give a song new life. Thanks for a real nice listen! Really nice!

Alan & Di
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#265085 - 10/09/14 10:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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I really enjoyed listening to this Nels. Such an upbeat and positive love song.


Josie

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#265229 - 10/10/14 11:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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airtcon-161 Offline
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Thanks Alan, Di and Josie for your comments. Their very much appreciated by Marinus and myself

Cheers

Nels

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#265253 - 10/11/14 08:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Head Over Heels by Nelson and Marinus [Re: airtcon-161]
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Nels,
Very nice song. I particularly like the effect yoou chose on the vocal. I also really like key change modulation. Nice to hear every once in a while.
Thanks for sharing
SD

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